Galloping grey Bristol De Mai leads from start to finish to claim emphatic victory in the Betfair Chase
In the build-up to Saturday's £200,000 Betfair Chase, Nigel Twiston-Davies had said the Haydock contest was the perfect race for Bristol De Mai and the grey proved his trainer emphatically right by routing his rivals.
On the testing ground that suits him and on a track where he is now unbeaten in three runs, Daryl Jacob-ridden Bristol De Mai turned up the heat on the second circuit and galloping his five opponents into the muddy Merseyside turf.
The 11-10 favourite, despite a mistake at the second last fence, crossed the line 57 lengths clear of three-time race winner Cue Card, who gamely... read more
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